Bombings and killing sprees continued through 2011-2013. In August of 2013, Abubakar Shekau was reported killed by the Nigerian military. Very soon after this, Nigeria’s defense minister also reported that the Boko Haram’s second-in-command, Momudu Bama, kil... ... middle of paper ... ...oko Haram conquers Nigeria. Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and letting it get overrun may be putting the whole continent at risk. We must put in an effort to help them to their feet so in the future they can make positive contributions to life and the world in general (Koopman).
Under Shekau’s leadership Boko Haram has co... ... middle of paper ... ...ist to raid chrisitian villages.Everyday in Nigeria at least one chrisitan has their religous rights violated in some way or form. The terrorist will not stop until they get what they want or until they or stopped. And the only hope for some people is that someone interferes with the terrorist and stops their reign of violence over the innocent people of the poverty stricken country. Works Cited “22 Christans Killed in Attack On Church in Northeastern Nigeriaattackssecution.org. n.p.
We should care about Sudan because the people live without freedom of speech, they are in fear of their lives because of the raids run by the government forces, and young girls are being forced into marriage without consequence. In Sudan protesters are controlled with violence. Security forces in Sudan are known for their excessive force on protesters. Recently, In Nyala, of July 2012, government forces killed at least 12 students who were protesting transportation price increase (Sudan: Dozens…). According to Human Rights watch, the stated in the article Sudan: Dozens Killed During Protests, later through the same year, as protests got stronger, the police shot live ammunition into the crowd and putting innocent civilians in harm’s way.
480,000 killed, 2.8 million displaced, and it’s still going on today after 11 years (Darfur Genocide). Right now people in Darfur are still in fear of dying every day, women and children of all ages are being rapped. Men women and children are being slaughtered, injured, and destroyed all being done by one group the Janjaweed. Russia and China are trying to help this genocide stop by sending money and peacekeepers (10 years later). The rest of the world hasn’t gone through much other than one war, but they should be helping put this to an end.
Nigeria: How Boko Haram Activities Destroy Economy of the North. Retrieved March 14, 2014, from allAfrica: www.allafrica.com Tinhu, S. (2013, February 4). Will Nigeria Overtake South Africa as Africa's Powerhouse? Think Africa Press . United Kingdom.
Boko Haram On 14 April 2014 a bomb exploded in a crowded bus station in Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria. 75 people were reported dead, while 178 were reported to be injured (Al Jazeera, 2014). These people were the most recent victims of the Islamic terrorist sect known as Boko Haram. Activity from Boko Haram has been increasing in recent years, generating fear among Nigerians. The successes of Boko Haram’s attacks combined with the Nigerian government’s inability to effectively control the group create the potential for Boko Haram to cause significant dilemmas in Nigeria and Africa.